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The Courtly Arts Renaissance Dancing with the Bard

On a sunny winter’s Sunday, we sat deep in the heart of a high timber-roofed colonial church and were entertained with music and dance from over 500 years past. In their Dancing With The Bard, the Courtly Arts Performers, comprising…

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Youth dance in NEO-A Triple Bill of New Works

Over the school holidays, we watched young people moving.  In NEO- A Triple Bill of New Works, 43 young movers train as professionals, learning the craft of creation as well as the pressures and pleasures of performance working in an international…

WOMADelaide 2018 – The Plus Ones’ Definitive Guide

Gypsy punks, Brazillian brass, rainbow plastic pneumatic sculpture you can walk inside – WOMADelaide 2018 is set to wow us once again. This fantastic four-day festival (March 9-12) of Music, Arts and Dance serenades approximately 20,000 people per day and we…

‘REDSHIFT’ by Chunky Move

  Director, choreographer, and performer James Batchelor has created an outstanding performance that explores the relative distance between objects in space. The ensemble for REDSHIFT consists of Amber McCartney, Jack Riley, Jacqueline Trapp, and Batchelor himself. As the 2017 Next Move…

‘Rooman’ by Fleur Elise Noble at Arts House

From the creative powerhouse behind 2D Life of Her, Fleur Elise Noble, Rooman is the breathtakingly beautiful yet heart-wrenching tale of a girl who fatefully encounters a half-man-half-kangaroo one night in her dreams… and falls in love. As I enter…

Tree of Codes at Melbourne Festival

Presented by Melbourne Festival, Tree of Codes is choreographed by Wayne McGregor, featuring dancers from both his UK based company and the Paris Opera. It’s about more than just the dancing. The music has been created by Jamie XX, where he…

‘Under Siege’ at Melbourne Festival

The epic masterpiece Under Siege is the perfect introduction to this year’s Melbourne Festival. Yang Liping’s operatic retelling of Farewell My Concubine is the culmination of a millennia of Chinese culture. A total of twenty-two dancers, musicians, and a paper…

Melbourne Festival – The Plus Ones’ guide to the must-see events

It’s time to get inspired: the Melbourne Festival brings the opportunity to connect with art, people, and ideas. Running from 4-22 October 2017, the festival has something in store for everyone. Be it dance, theatre, music, visual arts or multimedia…

The Clams’ Crimson Tide at Melbourne Fringe Festival

Despite being self-proclaimed as Melbourne’s least professional water ballet squad, The Clams have certainly vaulted to be the city’s most popular.  Their debut show Crimson Tide had only a short run over a weekend, though the 25 ballerinas certainly made…